2017 Camaro ZL1 price, specs, release date, interior – Chevrolet is the car manufacturer that has tradition, especially in US. Now they have enjoyed a good status as an excellent company worldwide. Their new 2017 Camaro has a task to improve to be more popular among fans. The first generation of Camaro was introduced around 1966. It had gained good responses from the market. Today, the next generation of the new Chevy Camaro 2017 comes with lighter platform for better performance and with refreshed but familiar clothing. That new car Camaro gets Corvette’s V-8 engine and all new automatic transmission.
2017 Camaro ZL1 redesign
When we see the new 2017 Camaro with ZL1 package we can notice that it has a more aggressive design. Surrounded with vertical LED daytime running lights front grille is much bigger than before, for better air intake. It is especially noticeable when we compared it to its predecessor. You will notice a lip spoiler at the rear of this car. There are 2 massive exhaust pipes at the rear part of it as well. In front there is a new hood with a heat extractor. The manufacturer decreased the weight of their new Chevy Camaro 2017. It’s helpful to increase its efficiency and performance.
Needless to say, there are new wheels with multi-spoke features. What about the spoiler? Well, it will be bigger than before. Both of the bumper and engines seem identical to the previous version. The splitter is bigger, though. At the rear part of the 2017 Camaro, there’s a spoiler with a Gurney concept. The tires become beefier and the track becomes wider. The overall changes will make the car sturdier and more durable.
New Chevy Camaro 2017 interior
Almost identical to the SS model, interior of the ZL1 is featuring a similar shift knob and a flat-bottom steering wheel wrapped in suede. Standard for all Camros are sporty Recaro front seats with “ZL1” logos. Other goodies include contrast stitching, suede inserts on the passenger-side dashboard and door panels, a bespoke display for the infotainment screen and aluminum inserts.
Inside the ZL1 there are some details that we can see in the redesigned, 2016 Camaro. Higher in the center stack sits the larger infotainment screen and, below the touchscreen now are placed most of the buttons, while surrounding the air ducts, integrate into the rings, there are heating and cooling controls. The new ZL1 feels more spacious and upscale compared to the previous model.
2017 Camaro specs
The new 2017 Camaro ZL1 is the most powerful Camaro ever built, thanks to powerful 6.2-liter V-8 engine that is borrowed from Corvette Z06. Unlike Vette it gets new revised exhaust and intake system which resulted in 10 horsepower and 10 lb-ft of torque drop. That means that it now produce 640 horsepower and 640 lb-ft of torque which means 60 horses and 84 lb-ft of torque more than previous ZL1. It will be interesting to see how it will sprint side by side with 707 HP stronger but heavier Dodge Challenger Hellcat.
Another novelty is the brand new 10-speed automatic transmission with available manual shifting by paddle shifters mounted on steering wheel. For those people that want to take control in their own hands there is 6-speed manual transmission with rev matching. For optimal cooling, the new Camaro will be equipped with amazing 11 heat exchangers.
Performance numbers are still unknown but thanks to lighter platform and the more powerful engine it could hit 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds and that would be 0.5 seconds faster than its predecessor.
Chevy Camaro 2017 price and release date
What about the price? Buyers always take into consideration regarding the price tag. The new Chevy Camaro 2017 with ZL1 package will remain the second most expensive Camaro ever with $59,000 of estimated price. People can expect that new 2017 Camaro will hit the marketplace later this year.